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The Central ...

Next Speaker of House won't do much better, no matter who

Editor:
There is all this talk about who is going to be the new Speaker of the House. My opinion is that it doesn't matter.
It is an old-fashioned post from ...

Safe ghosts and goblins

Simple precautions can keep trouble away for a fun Halloween

With all due respect to Thanksgiving, Halloween is the true kickoff to the holiday ...

Obama's new view on tests in line with state officials

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- On many political issues, the gulf between President Barack Obama and the average Wyoming voter couldn't be more vast. But when it comes to ...

Marijuana ballot sigs at 20 percent

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Supporters of an initiative to legalize medical marijuana have collected about 20 percent of the signatures needed on the 2016 general election ...

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Homicide charged in death of former Shoshoni man
GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman has been accused of driving over her husband who died in the driveway of their ...

New board, operations structure for youth justice services in county

Justice services for youth in Fremont County are operating under a new structure and with a new community advisory board.
The youth services, juvenile ...

Another restaurant leaves Riverton Regional Airport

Pepe's Tacos was the third operator at the city-owned property since 2012.

Pepe's Tacos at Riverton Regional Airport cafe closed its doors this month ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Saturn's geyser-spouting moon Enceladus has a new portfolio, thanks to the Cassini spacecraft.
NASA released its latest close-ups ...

The annual hybrid game between one of the smallest schools in Wyoming and one of the largest played out in Natrona County's favor last Saturday afternoon in ...

Sneakers squeaking on shiny hardwood echoed through an empty building on Thursday evening as Central Wyoming College head basketball coach Pat Rafferty put his ...

Wranglers head to regionals with title hopes

Lady Blue is currently riding a 12-match winning streak during which they have won 34 consecutive sets as they head to Lander for the Class 1-A volleyball ...

Shoshoni will host its first home playoff game since 2001 on Friday when Southeast Goshen visits for an opening-round Class 1-A showdown.

The ...

Edna Rena Scott

Edna Rena Scott of Lander died Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at her home with family by her side. She was 81 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, ...

Sweetwater Station is closed, but it is not abandoned

Editor:
In response to the letter written by Kit Collings dated Oct. 25: We are the owners of Sweetwater Station. Because you stated publicly that Sweetwater ...

Tax per pack

Smokers should expect to see higher cigarette taxes in Wyoming soon

Among the many possibilities for dealing with part of the all-but-guaranteed ...

Death penalty expert disallowed in murder case

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday rejected a request for a death penalty specialist to represent a teenager charged with killing two good Samaritans on ...

Reclamation costs an issue if big coal mines shut down

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The risk that coal companies in Wyoming and elsewhere could leave the public responsible for millions of dollars in mine-cleanup costs is a ...

With WIN out of Wyoming, multi-state cooperative might be next

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

Halloween events in county run from border to border

From costume contests to trick-or-treating, there is plenty to do in Fremont County to celebrate the Halloween holiday this weekend.
Events begin as early as ...

 
 

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